Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/4/14

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Kell Brook (L) is hit by a straight right from Michael Lomax during their British Welterweight championship fight on July 18, 2009 at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Gichigi/Getty Images)
Due to a bicep injury suffered by Devon Alexander "The Great" during training, his championship defense against Kell Brook, scheduled as the main event of the February 23 Showtime telecast, has been postponed. A new date for the bout is currently being scheduled and will be announced shortly. The February 23 event at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit will still take place as scheduled with the card now being headlined by the world title showdown between Detroit native and IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Cornelius "K9" Bundrage and Ishe "Sugar Shay" Smith. Hopefully Alexander vs. Brook gets rescheduled shortly, as this was a fight a lot of fans were looking forward to. And the boxing schedule has been torn up a bit here at the start of the year with numerous injuries, postponements and cancellations. Danny Garcia vs. Zab Judah was just moved back several months, and of course, Andre Ward's title defense against Kelly Pavlik was cancelled. Alexander vs. Brook was looming as...
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Bills: Drafting EJ Manuel was not a 'failure'

ESPN's Beadle exposes Twitter troll as sex offender

Report: Falcons, 49ers want to interview Josh McDaniels

Jets owner says he 'misspoke' with Darrelle Revis remarks

LeBron offers half-hearted endorsement of David Blatt

Report: Tom Brady restructures his contract again

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Le'Veon Bell may not play against Ravens

Amazing stats from Week 17

Report: Phillies, Reds were close on Marlon Byrd deal

Report: Suh suspended for playoff game

Kirk Cousins wants to be traded if RG3 is named starter

Report: Kyle Shanahan a candidate for 49ers job

Colin Kaepernick pays tribute to Jim Harbaugh on Instagram

Wizards-Rockets game delayed by crooked rim

Report: Manziel out drinking until 1:30 a.m. before being late

WATCH: Texas A&M coach throws cheap shots

An interactive College Football Playoff map

Detroit newspaper mixes up Harbaugh brothers

Three coaches who didn’t deserve to keep jobs

Tom Brady reacts on Facebook to Jim Harbaugh news

The history of Kyle Orton

Which team is second worst in the NBA?

WATCH: Texas A&M player ejected for helmet-to-helmet hit

Rex Ryan left the Jets with a fantastic farewell

Boxing News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

ESPN's Beadle exposes Twitter troll as sex offender

An interactive College Football Playoff map

Report: Brady restructures contract

Amazing NFL stats from Week 17

Texas A&M coach throws cheap shots

Which team is second worst in the NBA?

Report: Suh suspended for playoff game

Rex left Jets with fantastic farewell

The Cavs should be ashamed of themselves

Skip Bayless: Manziel is an 'alcoholic'

Cousins wants trade if RG3 is starter

Harbaugh: Who leaked 49ers stories?

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.